Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Feb 11 14:37:22 GMT 2008

On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 08:20:31PM +0800, shadowkernel wrote:
> I prefer to use the non-free version, because it supports better. 
> However, some people like rms may use free software only. I recommend 
> include it.

Regardless of what those people think, we have a clear and consistent policy
for licensing in Ubuntu, which is one of the founding documents of the


It explains that by default, Ubuntu, with one exception (drivers), includes
only software which is free (according to our guidelines).

 - mdz

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